Re: [dev] [surf] Why yank to primary instead of clipboard?

From: Kamil Cholewiński <>
Date: Wed, 03 Feb 2016 10:54:25 +0100

On Wed, 03 Feb 2016, Martti Kühne <> wrote:
> Seriously, if you don't like it, much of this isn't the fault of sl.
> That GTK programs use a different paste buffer for ^Ins is completely
> arbitrary and probably the wrong thing GTK does there, but now that
> doesn't force sl software to succumb to the same weirdness [...]

I agree in principle - do the right thing, keep code lean, sane and

I disagree in practice - in many cases it's impossible to avoid using
and interacting with sucky software. See the case of surf itself, and
its dependency on GTK.

At the end of the day, we enjoy suckless code but are stuck with sucky

> You know where to find the source, so it won't be hard for you to
> figure out how to apply patches.

Don't worry, I'll be on it in a moment.

<3, K.
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